Preparing for Graduation

SWCC holds commencement exercises each Spring in the Charles R. King Community Center gymnasium.

Spring 2018 Graduation will be held on Thursday, May 10 at 7 pm

To prepare for graduation:

Submit to Admissions, by December 5th, the  completed Graduation Application (pdf)
complete the online Graduation Survey
Deliver your completed graduation application, and your confirmation of having submitted the online Graduation Survey, to Admissions to  be measured for cap and gown orders

If you do not plan to participate in the graduation ceremony, please complete the Request to Graduate in Absentia form and submit it to the Admissions & Records Office with your Application for Graduation. Your diploma will be mailed within 45 days after the date of graduation.

NOTE: Diplomas are awarded at the end of Spring Semester only. Students completing requirements at the end of other terms may request a letter verifying completion while awaiting award of diploma by contacting the Admissions Office at or 276.964.7293

All graduates are encouraged to attend a commencement exercise.

–Summer Term graduates may participate in the prior Spring term commencement exercise.

–Fall term graduates may participate in the following Spring term commencement exercise.

See the Student Handbook for more information on graduation requirements and Graduation Honors awarded.